From: Newmarket, CA
Selected first overall in the 2015 NHL Entry draft, Connor McDavid is a professional ice hockey player for the Edmonton Oilers. McDavid is a generational talent and one of the most talked about players in the media. In his NHL Rookie Year, Connor was nominated for Rookie of the Year after recording 48 points in 45 games played. Connor represented Team North America in the World Cup of Hockey in 2016!
Prior to the 2012 OHL draft, Connor was granted Exceptional Player status, a designation given to only three other players, and was allowed to be selected in the 2012 OHL Priority Selection. At age 15, a year younger than all other players, Connor was selected first overall by the Erie Otters and awarded the Jack Ferguson Award. McDavid finished his first season in the OHL with the most assists by an OHL rookie (41) and second in scoring for a first year player (66 points). In acknowledgment for his exceptional play, Connor was awarded the Emms Family Award, a recognition given to the top rookie in the OHL. Connor was also selected to play for the OHL’s First All-Rookie Team. Connor was the youngest player on the Canadian U-18 team at the 2013 IIHF World U18 Championships in Sochi. Leading the tournament in goals and points, Connor helped Canada win a gold medal. Connor also played for Canada at the 2014 and 2015 World Junior Championships winning gold in 2015.
“I guess you could say he is kind of The Next One. Every so many years a player arrives like Gretzky, Lemieux. I think he is making a statement. Is he the next Crosby? I think he is the next guy.” – Jim Nill, GM of the Dallas Stars.
From an early age, Connor has been an avid user of BioSteel products. He continues to use the BioSteel line of products, both on the ice and off, to accelerate his workout performance and recovery. BioSteel is a prominent and permanent part of Connor’s fitness and training regime. #DrinkThePink